Research-and-Engagement

Dec 9, 2019

Department of Social Work Well Represented at CSWE APM 2019

The Department of Social Work was well represented at CSWE APM 2019 this year. In addition to 22 HRSA students who attended as part of their BHWET and OWEP Education, six faculty members, and four MSW students also had the […]

Dec 2, 2019

Department of Social Work Takes 22  HRSA MSW Students to CSWE APM 

From October 24 – 27, 2019 the 65th Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting (APM) was held in Denver, Colorado. This year’s theme: Social Work Education: Looking Back, Looking Forward, drew social work faculty, practitioners, researcher, and […]

Oct 25, 2019

HRSA Awards NC State Department of Social Work $2,242,725 to Address National Opioid Crisis through Workforce Expansion

The Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded the NC State Department of Social Work $1,343,963 to train and prepare students to become clinical social workers to combat opioid use disorders (OUD) and other substance use disorders (SUD).

Nov 16, 2018

Closing the Generation Gap

Social Work Department head and NC State alumna (1990) Dr. Karen Bullock closes the gap between NC State students and older adults through her engaging maymester course on Gerontology (SW 260).  See full original article in the NC State 2018 […]

Jun 29, 2018

Department of Social Work and College of Education Partner for 2018 Spring Summit

On March 27, 2018, NC State’s Department of Social Work along with the NC State College of Education (CED) hosted the 2018 Interdisciplinary Summit: Strengthening Families, Communities and the Schools That Serve Them, which was held at the NC State […]

Jun 18, 2018

From Professor to Professor Emerita: Dr. Joan Pennell Retires after 20 Years of Honorable Service to the Department of Social Work

When Dr. Joan Pennell moved to North Carolina from St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, in December 1997 to take the position of Director of the Social Work Program at NC State, she thought she had arrived in heaven. With its flowering […]

Dec 13, 2017

Collaborative Research Project Aims to Improve Child Welfare in NC

An interdisciplinary group of NC State researchers is helping improve the wellbeing of children across North Carolina.

Oct 25, 2017

Social Work Receives $3.1M to Train Next Generation of Practitioners

NC State’s Department of Social Work has received two federal grants totaling $3.1M to train the next generation of integrated behavioral health and primary care providers.

Oct 5, 2017

Department of Social Work Awarded $3.1 Million to Educate and Train Behavioral Health Practitioners for Careers in Integrated Care

NC State Department of Social Work has been awarded $3.1 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USDHHS) to expand integrated health service through education and training in behavioral healthcare fields of practice. The Health Resources and […]

May 9, 2016

Masters Students Present Capstone Projects

On April 21, the Department of Social Work hosted a poster session in Caldwell Lounge.  Advanced-year social work students presented conference-style posters describing their year-long capstone projects, which included needs assessments and evaluations of social work interventions.  One student or […]